Actor Richard Roat dies, who appeared in series such as ‘Friends’, ‘The Golden Girls’ or ‘The Prince of Bel-Air’

american actor Richard Roatwhich occasionally appeared in series like ‘Seinfeld’ or ‘Friends’, passed away at the age of 89 on August 5 in California, his wife confirmed to media specialized in Hollywood.

The family has not offered more details about the death of Roat (Connecticut, 1933), who leaves behind a career of almost five decades linked above all to television and in which he came to participate in up to 130 different productions.

In addition to having appeared in an episode of ‘Seinfeld’ or ‘Friends’, the actor will be remembered for doing the same in some of the most recognized series on the small American screen since the seventies.

columbus (1968), ‘Charlie’s Angels’ (1976), ‘Dallas‘ (1978), ‘Hawaii Five-O’ (1980) or ‘the golden girls‘ (1985) are just some of the many titles in which Roat participated.

His television career began in 1965 playing the doctorr Jerry Chandler for the soap opera ‘The Doctors’ in what would be his most prolific role, since with him he accumulated more than 170 chapters.

During the eighties and nineties, Roat would continue to be a highly demanded figure for television productions, collaborating in more than a dozen of them, among which stand out ‘ALF’ (1986), ‘Murphy Brown’ (1988) or ‘The prince of Bel Air’ (1990).

His last role was an episode for the action series ’24’ in 2009.

The interpreter also participated in feature films such as ‘American Hot Wax’ and ‘Corvette Summer’, both released in 1978, he performed in various Broadway plays and even worked as a tax consultant for entertainment organization companies.


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